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ESA Response to COVID-19

10 December 2021
Get 2021 updates on the measures ESA is taking to keep the Ontario public and our employees safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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ESA Issues Warning on the Dangers of Lichtenberg Generators

15 July 2021
With five fatalities and one critical injury in the last several years within the province, the ESA is warning against using high voltage energy sources such as microwave oven transformers or similar components to manufacture fractal wood-burning devices called Lichtenberg generators.